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will be conducted here under 19th century italian law. the first session is scheduled to last three hours. if found guilty, gabriele faces up to four years in jail, a sentence that would be served out in an italian prison, since the vatican has no jail of its own. gabriele saw himself as an agent of the holy spirit and wanted to clean up what he saw as evil and corruption in the headquarters of the roman catholic church. but many vatican watchers think the case goes much deeper. >> i can't find anyone who really believes that the pope's butler is solely responsible, that he concocted this scheme of stealing papers, of the pope. >> the most significant involved allegations of nep on totism, corruption and cronyism. others concerned the vatican's bank, which has suffered several scandals in the past. the butler scandal will be covered by a pool of eight reporters. no cameras will be allowed. only about 30 trials a year are held in the small courtroom, mainly for pickpocketing in st. peter's square. the trial is held on saturday because the judges and prosecutors all work in the italian judicial syste
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